Alamo Town Board News

The Alamo Town Board met on March 9. County Commissioner Varlin Higbee reported on things he learned while in Washington D.C. recently. He talked the 740,000 acres in Nevada that are protected historical sites and monuments and how this hurts the … [Read more...]

Grand re-opening for Pioche thrift store

On April 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Chili Pepper – Main Street in Pioche ( Pioche’s thrift store) - will be having a “Grand Re-Opening Party”. Refreshments will be served and there will also be a free quilt raffle. The store has been enlarged … [Read more...]

Australian firm interested in growing plums in county

There is still interest, according to Mike Baughman, executive director of the Lincoln County Regional Development Authority, as of late February, from Bainbridge Farms of Queensland, Australia, of obtaining land in Lincoln County on which to produce … [Read more...]

Road rage shooting suspects arrested near Alamo

Two adults suspected of a road rage shooting on the I-15 freeway near Love’s Truck Stop at the U.S. 93 interchange were arrested March 6 near Alamo, after being stopped by Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies and Nevada Highway Patrol. Sheriff … [Read more...]

Escaped suspects apprehended in Lincoln County after search

In a press release from the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office, in the early hours of Monday morning, March 13, a stolen vehicle was located by a White Pine Sheriff’s Deputy. The two suspects who had stolen the vehicle rented a room for the night … [Read more...]

Child returned safely after truck stop carjacking

A carjacking at the Love’s Truck Stop turned into a kidnapping when the thief found a six-year old girl from Caliente in the back seat. Lincoln County Sheriff Kerry Lee reported the car theft started March 5 at the Love’s Truck Stop on U.S. 93 at … [Read more...]

Soup Suppers

During Lent, the Caliente Community United Methodist Church has “Soup Suppers” every Wednesday from 4:30 to 6 p.m., free of charge and open to everyone. This will take place until April 12. There are different soups each week, along with bread and … [Read more...]

LCHS drama department performs musical

The Lincoln County High School’s drama production of the complex mix of many of Dr. Seuss’ most famous stories, Seussical The Musical, was performed Feb. 28 to March 4. It was a friendly, magical show filled with humor and energetic high spirits. … [Read more...]

Pahranagat Valley Federal Credit Union reports large growth

A report at the recent 58th annual meeting and dinner of the Pahranagat Valley Federal Credit Union from CEO Robin Simmers showed the financial institution has grown by about seven times over since 2000. Simmers reported in her address to the … [Read more...]

News Briefs: March 10, 2017

Youth Fund Applications approved County Commissioners approved requests on Monday of $2,500 from the Western Elite Youth Fund to the Panaca Little League and 2,500 for the Alamo Fourth of July Committee. Grant Applications … [Read more...]

LCRDA backs away from marketing proposal

Having a marketing firm undertake a web-based marketing campaign, possibly associated with the Faraday Future electric car company, to move some of their manufacturing to Coyote Springs, is not going to be supported by Coyote Springs, said senior … [Read more...]

Local school bands, choir put on spring concert

On March 7, the Lincoln County elementary, middle and high school band, concert choir and show choir students showcased their talents in an outstanding spring concert. This event was adjudicated by selected judges Sharee Mathews and Clark Black … [Read more...]

Pahranagat Valley FFA chapter holds fundraiser for state trip

Quite a few people showed up to support the Pahranagat Valley FFA on March 2 at Carlos’ Restaurant. The FFA used to stand for Future Farmers of America, but in 1988, they revised it so the organization would include all types of agriculture. Members … [Read more...]

Public comment sought on proposed land sales

The Bureau of Land Management Ely District, Caliente Field Office is proposing to offer through a competitive sale 14 parcels totaling approximately 427 acres of public lands in Lincoln County, Nevada. All parcels are located within five miles of the … [Read more...]

Solid waste service fee policy

County Planning Director Cory Lytle presented some changes in accordance with amending the solid waste service fees since Lincoln County has taken over operation of the solid waste hauling and landfill. In speaking to the board of county … [Read more...]

Gaming Control Board declines to release Laxalt recording

The Gaming Control Board has refused to release to Battle Born Media newspapers an audio recording surreptitiously made by Control Board Chairman A.G. Burnett of a conversation with Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt concerning litigation involving … [Read more...]

Lincoln commissioners send letter on defense waste repository

Lincoln County Oversight Program coordinator Connie Simkins spoke to the board of county commissioners Feb. 21 in regards to drafting a comment letter to be sent to the U.S. Department of Energy regarding the plan for a defense waste … [Read more...]

LCHS holds Sweetheart Dance

On Feb. 20 the Lincoln County High School held its annual Sweethearts Dance, celebrating Valentine’s Day. The night was filled with colorful and groovy decorations, along with this year’s theme: the 70’s decade. Couples went to the dance wearing … [Read more...]

Hiko ambulance barn expected to be finished in the next month

The Pahranagat Valley Fire District had their monthly meeting on Feb 23. The EMS coordinator, Ryan Rhodes, reported that the ambulance barn being built in Hiko is scheduled to be completed the end of March or early April. The plan is to keep one … [Read more...]

Big crowd attends 58th annual credit union meeting in Alamo

The Pahranagat Valley Federal Credit Union held its 58th annual membership meeting and election of officers Monday night in the multi-purpose room at Pahranagat Valley High. Sean Stewart and Robin Simmers retained their seats as board … [Read more...]